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Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-y…

Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contract

NHL.com Updated Jul 27 (yesterday)
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Luke Adam to a one-year, two-way contract, which provides them the option to have him play in the minors. Adam was a restricted free agent after being tendered a contract offer by the ...
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  • Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-y…

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contract

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contract
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign Andre Benoit, ease pressure on blueline kid…

    Buffalo Sabres sign Andre Benoit, ease pressure on blueline kids

    thehockeynews.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    In a few years, the Buffalo blueline will be run by players such as Rasmus Ristolainen, Nikita Zadorov, Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk. The hope of course, is that the Sabres will be a playoff team by then, helped up front by names such as Sam Reinhart, Zem…
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  • Buffalo Sabres sign free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to 1-yea…

    Buffalo Sabres sign free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to 1-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres signed free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract Wednesday. Benoit spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, and had a career-best 28 points (seven goals, 21 assists) in 79 games. He pre...
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  • Patrick Kane shows up to Buffalo men's league game, destroys ev…

    Patrick Kane shows up to Buffalo men's league game, destroys everyone

    yahoo.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    Buffalo Sabres fans were disheartened to learn that Patrick Kane had signed an eight-year, $84 million contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks, a deal that will likely prevent him from coming home, Lebron-style, for the remainder of his NHL caree…
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  • Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franch…

    Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franchise player?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)
    If Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and Noah Hanifin are the top three amigos for the 2015 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames are their top three suitors. Yesterday, my esteemed boss Jason Kay wrote a blog wondering if the …
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  • Did Buffalo kill its chances of winning the Connor McCavid swee…

    Did Buffalo kill its chances of winning the Connor McCavid sweepstakes? Does it matter?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)
    As you might imagine, there were some intense discussions around our office following a free agency feeding frenzy a few weeks ago that lived up to the hype. Our staffers were dissecting the moves that were and weren’t made, the winners and losers, when…
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  • Sabres sign forward Ennis to multiyear contract

    Sabres sign forward Ennis to multiyear contract

    Forward Tyler Ennis signed a multiyear contract with the Buffalo Sabres, the team announced Thursday. Terms were not disclosed, but multiple media outlets reported it's for five years and $23 million. "It certainly wasn't straightforward," S...
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  • Tyler Ennis inks five-year, $23 million extension with Sabres

    Tyler Ennis inks five-year, $23 million extension with Sabres

    yahoo.com Jul 17
    On Thursday morning, the Buffalo Sabres confirmed what NHL Network's Kevin Weekes Tweeted out Wednesday afternoon: a multi-year contract extension for forward Tyler Ennis. Confirmed by the Buffalo News, it's a five-year pact worth $23 million for Ennis,…
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  • Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley …

    Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?

    We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…
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  • Buffalo Sabres re-sign D Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year contract

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign D Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year contract

    Buffalo Sabres re-sign D Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year contract
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  • The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…
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  • Kings sign defenseman McNabb, forward Andreoff

    Kings sign defenseman McNabb, forward Andreoff

    NHL.com Jul 14
    Defenseman Brayden McNabb signed a two-year contract and left wing Andy Andreoff signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Monday. McNabb, 23, has played in 37 games for the Buffalo Sabres, with one goal, seven a...
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  • Kevin Dineen joins Blackhawks staff for Whalers reunion, Cup ch…

    Kevin Dineen joins Blackhawks staff for Whalers reunion, Cup chance

    yahoo.com Jul 14
    If Kevin Dineen’s post-playing career has had anything, it’s unpredictability. He coached the AHL Portland Pirates from 2005-2011, through two NHL team affiliations (Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres). His first season as head coach of the Florida Panthe…
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  • Sabres sign forward Dalpe to one-year contract

    Sabres sign forward Dalpe to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 13
    Forward Zac Dalpe signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Financial terms were not disclosed. A second-round pick (No. 45) of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2008 NHL Draft, Dalpe, 24, played a career-high 55 games with the...
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  • Are NHL teams warming up to advanced stats like Corsi and Fenwi…

    Are NHL teams warming up to advanced stats like Corsi and Fenwick?

    There was a time not so long ago when NHL executives thought a player’s worth could only be evaluated by two eyeballs at the rink in the form of a scout whose belly was full of coffee and cold pizza. When the Buffalo Sabres scaled back their scouting st…
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  • Sabres sign No. 2 pick Sam Reinhart

    Sabres sign No. 2 pick Sam Reinhart

    Forward Sam Reinhart, the second selection in the 2014 NHL Draft, has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres, the team announced Saturday. Financial details were not disclosed. "We are very excited to have Sam under co...
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  • Getting to know 2014 NHL draft prospect and Buffalo Sabres pick…

    Getting to know 2014 NHL draft prospect and Buffalo Sabres pick Brendan Lemieux

    Why did the Buffalo Sabres take Brendan Lemieux 31st overall ? THN senior writer and prospect guru Ryan Kennedy takes a closer look at the talented winger in this scouting report, part of a series of videos we did in conjunction with Bleacher Report spo…
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  • Sabres get Samuels-Thomas in trade with Jets

    Sabres get Samuels-Thomas in trade with Jets

    NHL.com Jul 9
    The Buffalo Sabres have acquired the rights to forward Jordan Samuels-Thomas from the Winnipeg Jets in a trade for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Samuels-Thomas, 24, was a member of the Quinnipiac University team that l...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Are the Maple Leafs done making moves?

    Rumor Roundup: Are the Maple Leafs done making moves?

    Toronto Maple Leafs fans hoping for their club to make a big splash in this summer’s trade market are likely to be disappointed. The Toronto Star’s Rosie DiManno believes the rest of the summer will be a quiet one for the Leafs. DiManno speculates the “…
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  • Video - Bruins Clinch Presidents' Trophy 00:46

    Bruins Clinch Presidents' Trophy

    Apr 12
    David Krejci scored two goals in the Bruins' 4-1 win over the Sabres to clinch the NHL's best record.
  • Video - Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 00:42

    Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Apr 10
    Steve Levy counts down the top three goals of the week from across the NHL.
  • Video - Nash's Late Goal Lifts Rangers 00:43

    Nash's Late Goal Lifts Rangers

    Apr 10
    Rick Nash's goal with less than two minutes remaining in the third period helped the Rangers top the Sabres 2-1.
  • Video - NHL's Buyout Candidates This Summer 01:36

    NHL's Buyout Candidates This Summer

    Apr 3
    Barry Melrose looks at four players underperforming their contracts who are likely candidates to get bought out this summer.

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